After many attempts by Inter to unlock Javier Pastore’s move to Milano from Paris, the Argentina international is confirmed to be staying put for the remainder of the season.
Widely considered to be the missing ingredient for Luciano Spalletti and his struggling Inter side, Paris Saint-Germain playmaker Javier Pastore will not be returning back to Italy this month, as confirmed by Gianluca Di Marzio.
The Parisians were willing to let the former Palermo star walk away from the Parc des Princes this month if the Nerazzurri could work out a permanent move. However, the Italian club’s various loan proposals did not appeal to the Ligue 1 leaders, thus resulting in the collapse of the deal altogether.
The 28-year old packed his bags for France in the summer of 2011 after dazzling with the Sicilians, and was quite vocal about his desire to come back to Italy. With Inter relying predominantly on loan-based moves to round out the squad, a haul of Pastore was always going to be a difficult operation. Having said all this, there is the possibility the two parties return to the table this summer in order to reach a deal, provided Suning can pull it off while staying within Financial Fair Play restrictions.